Television equine stars to perform at 2018 New Forest and Hampshire County Show

June 23, 2018

– Atkinson Action Horses confirmed as 2018 Main Ring Attraction at New Forest Show
– Equine Stars feature in BBC’s Poldark, Victoria and Peak Blinders
– Atkinson Action Horses are sponsored by Shorefield Holidays

Atkinson Action Horses have spent the past twenty years training horses and riders for Film & TV. With recent credits from Poldark, Victoria, Peaky Blinders and The Living and the Dead. On 24th, 25th and 26th July 2018, Atkinson Action Horses will be performing at the New Forest and Hampshire County Show as the main ring attraction at the showground at New Park, Brockenhurst.

Atkinson Action Horses sponsored by Shorefield Holidays are a taking their fearless team of stunt riders and horses on a unique tour all around the UK including the New Forest Show. Visitors need to be prepared to put their hearts in their mouths they watch the riders demonstrate astounding acrobatics. The Show also includes a short but stunning section dedicated to the art of Liberty – displaying the seamless harmony between the horses and their on screen trainers.
Get ready for an astounding display of tricks and stunts normally reserved for only TV and the Big Screen. All in front of your very eyes. Tricks/stunts include: Roman Riding, Drags, Falls, Pick Ups, Flips, Horses Rearing and Laying Down.

Atkinson Action Horses are one of a variety of main ring attractions entertaining visitors in the main rings including returning popular favourites such as the Heavy Horse Musical Drive, Grand Parade of Livestock and Hound Parade to name a few. In addition the Show has introduced a Kids Go Free promotion. Any child under 16 years of age will enter the Show for free when accompanied by a paying adult or senior.

Quote from Lesley Lawrence, Marketing Director of Shorefield Holiday groups says “We gladly support the New Forest and Hampshire County Show as it is so important to our area. We are celebrating our 60th anniversary this year as company and are delighted to announce that we have just bought our 8th Holiday Park near Wimborne namely Wilksworth Caravan Park. We are proud to be a thriving family run business in the New Forest and Dorset. As huge Poldark fans we are delighted to sponsor the Atkinsons Action horses at the 2018 New Forest Show”.

New Forest Show Secretary Denis Dooley said “We are delighted to be welcoming Atkinson Action Horses to the Show this year and I cannot wait to see their amazing display. We have made some significant improvements to the Show this year with a real focus on celebrating country life. I hope our visitors enjoy our exciting enhancements whilst finding time to watch the spectacular Atkinson Action Horses.”

The 2018 New Forest and Hampshire County Show is taking place in 24th, 25th and 26th July at New Park, Brockenhurst. Visitors can receive a 10% ticket discount when they purchase tickets online before 17th July. For details visit: www.newforestshow.co.uk

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Notes to Editor:
The 2018 New Forest and Hampshire County Show will be held at New Park, Brockenhurst on Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th July. For more information please visit our website www.newforestshow.co.uk.

For information about the New Forest Show or their Charitable Remit, please contact Sophie Rudderham on sophie@newforestshow.co.uk

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show helps raise funds to support the New Forest Agricultural Show Society and other local and notable charitable organisations. The New Forest Agricultural Show Society is a private company limited by guarantee. Company number 2646090 Charity number 1004255.

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